Sinan Aygül
Sinan Aygül, chief editor of the privately owned website Bitlis News and chair of the Bitlis Journalists Society, was sentenced to two months and five days in prison after a court ruled on January 24, 2024, that he had ‘insulted’ two men who attacked him. (Photo courtesy of Sinan Aygül)

Turkish journalist Sinan Aygül convicted for ‘insulting’ men who beat him; attackers get suspended sentences